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Cultural Encounters and International Development Studies

Roskilde University

M.A.
24 months
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8700 EUR/year
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About

At the Master Cultural Encounters and International Development Studies at the Roskilde University you will learn about culture as a concept and cultural practice in Denmark and globally. You will work with theories and methods to understand and work with culture as a concept and practice.

Overview

You will acquire empirical knowledge of issues related to multilingual and multicultural contexts, and how these issues are handled by the various stakeholders. You will acquire theoretical and practical insight into the processes related to inequality and development in the Global South and their interaction with political, cultural, social and economic conditions.

The Master Cultural Encounters and International Development Studies at the Roskilde University provides the skills to solve technical tasks in the field of cultural encounters and international development in multilingual and multicultural contexts. You will be qualified to engage professionally, constructively and critically in socially relevant analysis, practices and discussions relating to the fields of cultural encounters and international development in technical contexts.

Career

This programme is qualifying you for work in:

  • NGOs
  • Municipalities and ministries
  • Analysis and consulting companies
  • Museums
  • Research institutions and relevant higher education

This degree qualifies you for a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Encounters situated in time, place and space
  • Theory in International Development Studies
  • Cultural Encounters C, D or E
  • Thesis based on Cultural Encounters
  • Cultural Encounters: Theories and perspectives
  • Development Practices and Challenges
  • Cultural Encounters D or E with workshops
  • Cultural Encounters C, D or E
  • Specialisation course in International Development Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
83 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree equivalent to a Danish bachelor's degree
  • Study elements equivalent to Danish bachelor’s level taken before completing your bachelor's degree - e.g. additional courses where you obtain ECTS/credits taken concurrently with your bachelor's degree or study elements passed at another bachelor's degree that you have not completed. However, we will only include a maximum of 30 ECTS from these studies.

You will not be assessed based on:

  • Work experience
  • Motivated application
  • Courses you have taken after completion of your bachelor's degree
  • Courses equivalent to studies at Danish master's level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4350 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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